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Release Train Engineer II

Company: TalentBoost (Point32Health)
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

As a Release Train Engineer (RTE), you will lead a highly collaborative, cross-functional Agile Release Train (ART) within Point32Health. This particular release train is one of high complexity within the Operations and IT systems implementation. You will advise and lead the ART teams on Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) values, principles and framework to ensure that the ART is fully functional, productive, and focused on the delivery of the Planning Increment (PI) objectives. As the RTE, you will work with the ART Product Manager and Architect to lead the ART in directing the ART teams in delivery of PI objectives and ART feature sets. You will lead ART ceremonies and events, such as the ART Scrum of Scrums, PI Planning, Inspect and Adapt workshop, and manage ART risks, dependencies and impediments that are identified and raised by members of the ART. This requires a high level of executive presence and presentation skills to effectively manage a room with over 50 participants. The ability to influence and negotiate without authority is critical for this role. Working in an environment of ambiguity and change is exciting for this individual.

Key Responsibilities/Duties - what you will be doing

Manage and optimize flow of medium to large complex solution through ART and Solution Train
Collaborate effectively with Product Management team and Architects and lead team to support the ART in delivering on the PI objectives
Facilitate Planning Increment events, such as Scrum of Scrums, PI Planning event, and Inspect & Adapt workshop, some of which could have anywhere from 10 to 100 participants
Track and communicate PI objectives / team progress for visibility and transparency to stakeholders and business partners
Assist with decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and roll-up to Epics, where necessary
Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and Solution Train and help facilitate improvement
Lead the Scrum of Scrums ceremonies to communicate and mitigate risk, escalate blockers, and drive progress on cross-team dependencies
Facilitate a collaborative and supportive team culture through team building and engagement practices; identifies opportunities for the team's continued development and collaboration
Monitor project/team performance through quantitative and qualitative measures of value, outcome, velocity, morale, and satisfaction
Other duties and projects as assigned.



Qualifications - what you need to perform the job

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

Bachelor's degree required

EXPERIENCE (minimum years required):

8+ years IT program management experience in software development using Agile methodologies
3+ years as Scrum Master in Agile environment
2+ years SAFe experience preferred
Experience with Kanban/process efficiency required
Experience driving/leading scaled Agile transformation efforts a plus
Experience with Agile ALM tools like JIRA, Rally, etc.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Strong ability to manage multiple scrum teams and coordinate with external teams or programs
Strong ability to foster and maintain a positive and creative work environment for teams including resolving conflict within the team
Ability to influence across levels of the organization including senior leadership
Experience with various sized co-located and geographically distributed teams a plus
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Highly energetic, responsible, organized, self-disciplined, self-motivated, able to work with little or no supervision

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS (include special requirements, e.g., lifting, travel):

Must be able to work under normal office conditions and work from home as required.
Work may require simultaneous use of a telephone/headset and PC/keyboard and sitting for extended durations.
May be required to work additional hours beyond standard work schedule.

DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

COVID Policy

Please note: As of January 18, 2022, all employees - including remote employees - must be fully vaccinated. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Point32Health is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.



Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Point32Health is committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do-from product design to the workforce driving that innovation. Our DEI strategy is deeply connected to our core values and will evolve as the changing nature of work shifts. Programming, events, and an inclusion infrastructure play a role in how we spread cultural awareness, train people leaders on engaging with their teams and provide parameters on how to recruit and retain talented and dynamic talent. We welcome all applicants and qualified individuals, who will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.



Who We Are

Point32Health is a leading health and wellbeing organization, delivering an ever-better personalized health care experience to everyone in our communities. At Point32Health, we are building on the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, where we leverage our experience and expertise to help people find their version of healthier living through a broad range of health plans and tools that make navigating health and wellbeing easier.

We enjoy the important work we do every day in service to our members, partners, colleagues and communities.

This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Point32Health. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Req ID: R5946

Keywords: TalentBoost (Point32Health), Providence , Release Train Engineer II, Engineering , Lincoln, Rhode Island

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